Long Beach State plays two more matches Saturday to finish off the Kentucky Classic.
The 49ers will face three teams that made the 2011 NCAA Tournament this weekend.
Long Beach State (2011): Redshirted during the 2011 season.
Bishop Kelley High School: A second team AVCA Under Amour High School All-American ... Also a Top 150 recruit as listed by Prep Volleyball ... A four-year letter winner in volleyball at Bishop Kelley, and also participated in basketball (3 letters) and track (2 letters) ... Led Bishop Kelley to an area championship in basketball, and was the state champion in the high jump ... An all-league honorable mention in basketball ... Led her volleyball team to four straight state championships ... Earned honorable mention all-league honors as sophomore ... As a junior earned first-team all-league honors ... Named to the State Tournament All-Tournament team as Bishop Kelley won its third championship with Ajanaku ... Matched all of those honors as a senior while winning another state title ... Also named all-state as a senior.
Personal: Born in Washington D.C. ... Parents are Kunle Ajanaku and Tola Elliott ... Also recruited by Duke, LSU and Maryland among others ... A four-year honor roll student at Bishop Kelley ... An Oklahoma Academic Scholar and a National Honor Society member ... Also served on the Bishop Kelley student council and served as a volunteer at children's church and nursing homes ... Majoring in Psychology.
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